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US law school ties up IIT-Kharagpur for IPR law

The school has been set up with a view to creating a talent pool to deal with intellectual property litigation.

india Updated: Feb 01, 2006 21:09 IST

US-based George Washington University Law School has set up an exclusive schoolfor the study of Intellectual Property Rightsat Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

According to Professor Martin J Adelman, Director of the School, the school has been set up with a view to creating a talent pool to deal with intellectual property litigation.

Speaking at global meet on IPR on Wednesday, Adelman said that with the multi-fold increase in the corporate affairs due to globalisation of the economy, litigation pertaining to IPR should also be increased.

"There is more need for collaboration to promote the legal skillin IPR. The IIT Kharagpur initiative will go a long way in this direction," he added.

First Published: Feb 01, 2006 21:09 IST